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7 Effective Home Remedies for Indigestion You Can Try!

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Bajaj Finserv Health
November 11th, 2021
8 mins read

Indigestion or acidity occurs when your stomach acid flows back to your esophagus. This happens due to inflammation of the stomach. This is caused by excess accumulation of bile. To control such situations, ayurvedic care can be very effective. With it, you can balance your pitta and cure indigestion with ease. In fact, as per ayurveda, you should try to eat foods that are naturally cool and good for your health. You may have to reduce spicy foods and consume light meals to prevent stomach ailments [1]. You can also try out these simple and natural home remedies for indigestion. 

Additional readHow to Improve your Diet and Lifestyle with these Simple Ayurvedic Tips 

Drink a cup of ginger tea to improve digestion 

Ginger is the best indigestion cure you can rely on. Since it is rich in antioxidants, ginger reduces all types of digestive irritations. Be it acid reflux or stomach burn, drinking a cup of ginger tea can provide immediate benefits. There are several other benefits of ginger that include the following [2]. 

  • Reduces inflammation 
  • Lowers nausea 
  • Eases your muscle pain

Here are other interesting ways to have this powerful herb. 

  • Prepare ginger water 
  • Munch on ginger candy 
  • Drink ginger ale

Relax your gastric system with fennel seeds 

Having fennel seeds is one of the best natural remedies for indigestion. The presence of certain oils in these seeds helps in getting rid of or reducing the formation of gas in your intestinal tract. Their antibacterial components help with digestion. They also increase the production of gastric juices in your stomach [3]. You can chew fennel seeds or even swallow them whole to decrease your indigestion. Drinking fennel seed tea is another effective way to ease your stomach ailments.

tips for indigestion

Manage acid indigestion symptoms by consuming mulethi

This is an ayurvedic herb that can solve your indigestion issues. In fact, it is one of the most effective home remedies for heartburn and indigestion. If your stomach produces excess gastric juice, eating this herb can control it. Few ways in which you can have this herb are: 

  • Taking it in the form of a capsule 
  • Drinking mulethi juice 
  • Consuming the herb as it is

Use mint as a treatment for indigestion 

This herbal remedy helps manage nausea and gas because of its antispasmodic properties. It contains peppermint compounds that help in reducing the pain caused by spicy food. Amongst various home remedies for acid reflux, this is an effective herb to reduce your stomach ailments. You can make tea or even have in the form of capsules to get quick relief from indigestion. Having peppermint gum is also a good option to try if you are suffering from stomach pain.

Additional readAyurvedic Treatment for Constipation: 5 Simple Home Remedies

Consume ajwain as a home remedy for indigestion 

Be it flatulence, acidity or indigestion, this is a sure-shot cure. It contains active enzymes that helps in boosting your digestive health. When you have stomach pain, all you need to do is prepare its water and drink for quick relief. Boil some seeds in a glass of water until the water reduces to half a glass. Strain it and gulp it down. Another way you can use it is in powdered form for getting relief from stomach problems.

Cure indigestion problems with amla 

Amla is packed with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that make it a good: 

  • Laxative 
  • Antiviral 
  • Diuretic 
  • Aphrodisiac 
  • Carminative 

It helps in improving your indigestion, acidity or heartburn problems. It boosts your digestion as well. You can have it as it is or in dry candy version. You may also use a piece of crushed amla in your buttermilk and consume it.

Get relief from stomach ailments with the help of asafetida

This is another instant remedy for easing your stomach ailments. Since it is rich in fiber, your digestion becomes better. Some stomach ailments that can be treated by using it include the following: 

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating
  • Gastritis
  • Flatulence 

Its antimicrobial properties help avoid the growth of unwanted microorganisms in your intestines. This way your stomach infection reduces and your metabolism also improves.

With these amazing home remedies for indigestion, you can heave a huge sigh of relief! However, it is better to pay attention to what you eat and drink. Ensure that you avoid foods that may worsen your indigestion. Choosing ayurvedic care helps you avoid popping pills. By modifying your lifestyle, you can reduce stomach ailments. For better care, get in touch with ayurvedic specialists on Bajaj Finserv Health. Book an appointment with a specialist close to you and keep your stomach ailments at bay.

Please note that this article is solely meant for informational purposes and Bajaj Finserv Health Limited (“BFHL”) does not shoulder any responsibility of the views/advice/information expressed/given by the writer/reviewer/originator. This article should not be considered as a substitute for any medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always consult with your trusted physician/qualified healthcare professional to evaluate your medical condition. The above article has been reviewed by a qualified doctor and BFHL is not responsible for any damages for any information or services provided by any third party.

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